Made A Path – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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Made A Path

The albatross of grand ideas finally landed
strewn across the beach
in the year that I became an iconoclast
and realised that I didn’t belong,
so, I let go the balloon and
made a path
that blazed.

©Paul Vincent Cannon




Filed under Free Verse, life, mindfulness, poem

21 responses to “Made A Path – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Muntazir

    This is relatable. Stay blessed and keep penning

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  2. letting go of that thing that holds us back gives us freedom we never knew we had – an inspiring poem Paul, lovely words

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  3. Love the first line. The weight of it and ending with lightness … the freedom.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Your poems always make me feel less alone, Paul. Thank you.


  5. Wonderful message, Paul. This resonated with me. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  6. “a path that blazed” – yes! That’s what I want to do too!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. lync56

    You did indeed – great poem


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